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Seal River

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January 28, 2021

‘Deadly Rapids’ and Polar Bear Encounters on the Seal River

Caroline Wintoniw paddled the Seal River in northern Manitoba, a trip of a lifetime for many backcountry canoeists.
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January 25, 2021

A Strong Sense of Responsibility to Safeguard the Land Drives Seal River Watershed Initiative

Sayisi Dene First Nation is leading an initiative to protect the entirety of the Seal River Watershed as an Indigenous Protected Area.
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March 6, 2020

Dene, Cree And Inuit Youth Share Love Of Nature At Ottawa Conference

Ten Indigenous youth from Northern Manitoba and Nunavut shared their love of nature with youth from eastern Canada at an Ottawa conference led by CPAWS.
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February 15, 2020

Youth Share Interest In Hide Tanning With 60 People In Arviat

Four youth from Arviat helped their community engage in traditional practices by organizing a caribou hide tanning workshop with the support CPAWS.
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January 27, 2020

Sharing Her Love For The Land And Water Empowers Young Woman From Tadoule Lake

Rebecca Thorassie is finding her voice by speaking to her remote northern Manitoba community about the need to protect their lands and waters.
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October 6, 2019

Tadoule Lake Stewardship Summit

The sound of drums and laughter echoed across a rippling lake as a group of Dene, Cree and Inuit youth learned how to play traditional Dene hand games. 
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August 20, 2019

Quest to Create Massive Conservation Area in Manitoba Gets Federal Support

The Seal River Watershed initiative was awarded a large federal grant to help establish a massive Indigenous Protected Area in Manitoba.
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December 5, 2018

Indigenous Knowledge and Conserving Caribou

Ernie Bussidor of Sayisi Dene First Nation and CPAWS MB Executive Director Ron Thiessen went to the North American Caribou Workshop in Ottawa.
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June 5, 2017

A fleeting opportunity to conserve the greatest intact watershed in Manitoba

The waters that drain into these areas are sourced from roughly 1.4 million square kilometres of the North American landscape (about twice the size of Alberta), a region that includes
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April 26, 2017

Seal River watershed campaign gets a boost from École Riverview students in Winnipeg

CPAWS Manitoba is always thrilled to receive invitations from educators and students to join them in the classroom and discuss boreal conservation in Manitoba. The experience is often both humbling
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August 31, 2016

Know the North guest blog #5 – A Land of Stories

If you have ever paddled on a seldom-traveled river, you likely know the joy of seeing a rock that has been marked with canoe paint. Rocks donning red, green, and
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March 3, 2016

Know the North guest blog #3 – Start the Conservation Conversation!

Whenever I head up into the far north it feels like I have gone back in time. For the most part the remote Canadian wilderness is the same now as
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